January 23, 2013

Be My Valentine - Gift Swap!

It's that time again!
With Valentine's Day looming only a few weeks away, I thought we could kick off the love season with a sweet little gift swap!

After the past year of organizing seasonal swaps, and getting a great response, I would love to invite you to participate in this one. It's super fun and easy!

And who doesn't love fun nail polish, cute accessories, magazines, and more showing up in your mail?!

That's what I thought! ;)




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.:: About Be My Valentine ::.
Sign-up, get matched w/ a buddy, shop for a valentine care package, and swap via mail!


1) Interested? Must be a [Life of Meg] follower to be eligible.


2) Leave a comment below that includes your first name and e-mail address.


3) Also in your comment leave at least 5-10 "favorites" of yours.


Example: Meg's Faves

- Candy/Snacks:
Dark chocolate anything, Clif or Luna Bars, healthy snacks

- Magazines:
InStyle, Cooking Light, Glamour, Real Simple, Martha Stewart, US, People

- Colors:
YELLOW!, green, pink

- Hobbies:
Baking, cooking, working out, dancing, crocheting

- Girly things:
Nail polish, lip gloss, lip balm, home decor, face masks


4) I will send your buddy's e-mail address to you via your provided e-mail address. You then can exchange mailing address information once you're in contact.


5) Shop for your valentine goodies {price max: $15-20} and send your buddy's valentine by February 6th.


Sign-up closes Tuesday, January 31st @ Noon (CST)!


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.:: Pretty Please ::.


Spread the word about the [Life of Meg] Be My Valentine Gift Swap! We want as many people as possible to join us in spreading the love! The picture above or the button below is for your use in a post or on your sidebar. Please add a link directly to this blog post so that your friends can easily join us in the fun!




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So who's totally excited?!

I know I am! I already have a vision of the super cute valentine gift that I want to buy/send to the buddy I get matched up with! Valentine's Day isn't just for significant others... My prayer is that the Be My Valentine blog gift swap helps spread love to anyone and everyone!


Lots o' Love!



23 comments:

  1. How cute! I would love to participate! Sally Manlove sally.manlove@yahoo.com
    Example: Meg's Faves

    - Candy/Snacks:
    anything chocolate or coffee flavored things

    - Magazines:
    InStyle,Vogue,Martha Stewart

    - Colors:
    yellow, pink

    - Hobbies:
    my two little girls (2 year old + 9 months preggo!)photography, blogging, coffee, and sewing

    - Girly things:
    nail polish, little girl baby and toddler things, candles

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  2. waaah....minus 'Ex meg's favs' on my comment :)

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  3. Amour at lovenotesrestylestudio@gmail.com

    Not really a sweet tooth but love anything that is handmade :) love purple and red and all things with love hearts!

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  4. I am beyond excited and yes yes yes please sign me up!

    Sarah :- sarah_kate25@hotmail.com

    I am a simple girl who would LOVE anything that was sent to me!

    Im your typical 'girly' girl who loves candles, nail polish, stationary, beauty products.

    I love pink, purple and blue and SPARKLES!

    Fabulous idea and I'm super excited! Thanks Meg!

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  5. Yes!! This is awesome! jessicaraquel_e@hotmail.com

    Jess's Favs:

    Food:
    XXtra Hot Cheetos, Peanut butter cups, godiva, Starbucks!! But all chocolate is good chocolate really.

    Magazines:
    I love me a good trashy mag like Star, OK, and etc. Glamour or Marie Claire (I already subscribe to Cosmo)

    Colors:
    Purple!!! I also love dark shades of red or black

    Hobbies:
    Photography, I jump horses so anything horse related I would love. Animals. Reading.

    Other:
    I love beanies =)

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  6. Nacole - Halloweencouple@yahoo.com

    I would love to join the swap :)

    Favorite colors- purple/orange

    Favorite candy- anything with almonds / sour

    Favorite books/magazines - People, US weekly

    Favorite hobbies - painting birdhouses/scrapbooking/ anything OWLS

    Favorite girl stuff - candles, lip glosses, etc.

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  7. Aww such a sweet idea, I love it! I would love to participate, but I fear Brisbane may be a little too far away for most people :(
    Early Happy Valentines Day ladies! Enjoy x

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  8. Oh Meg, I love when you do swaps!!! I've missed the last few and am so happy to be able to participate again!!

    Amber - as2667@gmail.com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    Dark chocolate, Swedish Berries

    - Magazines:
    any home and garden magazines, or style magazines

    - Colors:
    Pink, Orange, Purple

    - Hobbies:
    Photography, Reading, Cartoon watching and crafts with my 2 yr old daughter

    - Girly things:
    Nail Polish, Lip Balm, Hair accessories, fashion necklaces, scarves

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  9. Oh yay!! I love your holiday swaps!! Definitely include me! rachelsimons82@gmail.com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    chocolate or peanut butter anything or dried fruit/fruit snacks

    - Magazines:
    InStyle, Glamour, Real Simple, US, People

    - Colors:
    Royal blue, light pink, turquoise

    - Hobbies:
    Baking, cooking, working out, blogging :)

    - Girly things:
    Nail polish, lip gloss, lip balm, holiday decor

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  10. Oooh yay! :)

    Name: Beth
    email: violingirl417 at gmail dot com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    chocolate anything, trail mix, lemon heads, sour patch watermelons, coffee anything

    - Magazines:
    Photography magazines, crafty ones

    - Colors:
    green! purple, blue

    - Hobbies:
    I love cooking, taking photos, writing letters, burning candles, drinking tea ;),scrapbooking, exercising

    - Girly things:
    nail polish, scarves, earrings, candles

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  11. I would love to participate! My email is leah487@gmail.com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    chocolate/peanut butter candy, sour gummies/fruit snacks

    - Magazines/Books:
    Real Simple, People, Cooking Light, HGTV and InStyle. I also like chick lit.

    - Colors:
    bubblegum pink, grey, and Tiffany blue

    - Hobbies:
    cooking/baking, fitness, traveling, and watching movies.

    - Girly things:
    Jewelry, Nail polish, lip balm (EOS is my favorite), home decor especially holiday decor - My husband and I just bought a house

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  12. Love the idea!
    Name: Brooke braswellcoulter@gmail.com


    - Candy/Snacks:
    Dove chocolate, coffee anything, chocolate covered anything, Reisens, Whitemans, Funyuns, Munchos & Combos

    - Magazines:
    Glamour, Real Simple, US, People & Allure

    - Colors:
    Black, grey, pink, cream & teal

    - Hobbies:
    Baking, cooking, dancing, shopping, blogging, scrapbooking & painting nails

    - Girly things:
    Nail polish, lip gloss, lip balm, home decor, face masks, candles & air freshener plug ins

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  13. Hi Meg! Newest follower :) I'd love to participate. I just posted my favorites on Brooke's blog. I'll repost here, too! My name is Stephanie, and my email is sweetiechik06@yahoo.com

    Favorite Candy: Dove chocolates, M&Ms, Starbursts
    Favorite Color: Pink
    Favorite Nail Polish: Essie, OPI
    Favorite Lipstick: MAC
    Favorite Celebrity Fashion Icons: Blair Waldorf (GG), Kate Middleton, and Rachel Bilson

    Thanks for hosting :)

    xo,
    Steph
    Diary of a Debutante
    www.stephanieziajka.blogspot.com

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  14. Here is my list - yay! Just fyi though, I signed up to do this for your ornament exchange and never got an email back, so hopefully I can participate this time. Thanks! :)

    Abigail
    abigail.carter@yahoo.com

    candy: pretzel M&Ms, Orbit bubblemint gum
    color: I wear mostly black and gray, but love pink :)
    magazines: US weekly, People. clean eating
    other favorites: cute stationary, anything "girly", make-up, fun scarves, candles, anything from bath & body, dunkin donuts coffee & unique coffee mugs!

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  15. Forgot my blog...don't know if you need this or not!
    http://aisforabs.blogspot.com

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  16. This was my first swap last year...so much fun!

    Stephanie
    sdavis00@yahoo.com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    Gummies, caramel, chocolate, Reese's, Vday treats

    - Magazines:
    Real Simple (and that may be the only magazine that I don't have a subscription to :-))

    - Colors:
    PINK!!!

    - Hobbies:
    Baking, wine, Zumba

    - Girly things:
    Nail polish, candles, spa-like stuff, scarves, holiday decor, chick flicks/chick lit

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  17. Sounds fun!

    Carissa
    carissaates@gmail.com

    Candy/Snacks-
    Milk Chocolate, Junior Mints, Snickers, and Peppermint Patty's

    Magazines-
    Lucky, People StyleWatch, InStyle and Real Simple

    Colors-
    Brown and Pink

    Hobbies-
    Sewing, Cross Stitching, and Knitting

    Girly Things-
    Pink Nail Polish, Journals, Candles, Lipstick, and Mugs



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  18. Sounds great! My name is Chelsee and my email address is :etagurl89@gmail.com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    Chocolate..chocolate ...and some more chocolate lol It can be any kind I love everything from Lindt Lindor Milk Chocolate Truffles to Hersey kisses!

    - Magazines:
    InStyle, Cooking Light, Glamour, Real Simple, Martha Stewart, US, People

    - Colors:
    Pink, Black and Turquoise

    - Hobbies:
    Baking, working out, reading, going out, watching movies, etc.

    - Girly things:
    Nail polish, lip gloss, lip balm, candles anything makeup!

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  19. I am Nancy and my email is nancebeth@cfl.rr.com
    I am a breast cancer survivor (nancebeth.blogspot.com)
    -Candy/Snacks: mints, fruity candy like Jolly Ranchers
    -Colors: pink, yellow, blue and anything neon
    -Hobbies: Spinning, sewing, fighting cancer, baking, playing with my lab/pit mix dog Daisy
    -Girly Things: I am a lip balm/gloss addict. Everything is better with glitter and sparkles.

    Very excited to take part in this!

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  20. Sarah Email: Siebert.sarah@gmail.com

    -Candy/Snack: Gummy Bears, hershey kisses, Luna Bars (I like healthy snacks too)

    - Magazines:
    Anything Cooking (Rachael Ray, Food Network), anything Gossip

    - Colors:
    Teal, Blue, Yellow!

    - Hobbies:
    cooking, watching TV, a good cocktail, my black lab puppy Busy, reading, and TRYING to work out (half marathon in a month)

    - Girly things:
    Lotion, chapstick (EOS type), bubble baths,


    I'm super pumped for this swap!

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  21. stephanie // stephanieorefice@gmail.com

    - Candy/Snacks:
    REESES. <3 and tootsie rolls

    - Magazines:
    instyle, real simple, glamour

    - Colors:
    PINK & SPARKLE! ;D

    - Hobbies:
    playing the piano, drinking coffee, travelling, reading

    &&&mostly i just love pink sparkly heart things ;D

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  23. Got my swap gifts today from Jess :)

    Thanks so much Meg for doing this.

    I am doing one for st. patricks day!


    http://bigolbrowns.blogspot.com/

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